[arch-general] pacman & sudo

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 04:28:34 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Alessandro Doro <ordo.ad at gmail.com> wrote:
> And not only for security reasons; If you have time have a look at
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14926
> in that case the permission problems affected the system directories.
> And times ago there where permission (umask) issues with users calling
> pacman with sudo.

There is no problem calling pacman with sudo, I do that all the time.

I think what you are referring to was a problem with non-standard
umask, which has been fixed in pacman :

If you used pacman as root with non-standard umask, you would have had
exactly the same problem.

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